John LaVerne

Founder & President

Bulldog Tours

About Me

John founded Bulldog Tours in 2001 as a hobby with a goal of helping preserve his hometown. This sustainable tourism model has raised over $4M to help preserve many of Charleston’s most historical landmarks. Bulldog offers a variety of history, food, pub and ghost walking tours with over 50 tour guides.

John is the Chairman of the Charleston Area CVB’s Travel Council and on the Advisory Board for the College of Charleston’s Hospitality Tourism Management Department.

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